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Mar 25, 2011 5:00pm EDT
teenagers at one station. told us safety should be priority. >> for the amount we are paying ride, security should be paramount. >> metro says many of the cameras have been there since 1976. images are too poor to hold up in court. new cameras will be high resolution. >> they will know who the are and i would feel safe. >> but for some, it is not enough. >> a lot of this stuff is happening on the trains and platforms. something is better than nothing but they need to go beyond that. >> metro may be adding a of enforcement of existing is already spread too thin. >>> we are falling breaking news leak in gaithersburg. newschopper 7 is near the area. is where a construction hit a natural gas pipe. crews have evacuated a nearby building. looking for a serial bank robber in virginia. this shows the same man running branches in arlington and alexandria. he robbed a bank on december 14. then the same man robbed a bank america on north washington street and one in alexandria. the suspect got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. >>> we are falling more bad news from the nuclear power pl
ABC
Mar 25, 2011 2:35am EDT
occurred. akiko fujita brings us the latest live from tokyo. good morning. what is the lateest? >> reporter: good morning to you, rob. we are hearing the reactor vessel of reactor number three may have been breached. those developments coming to us from a press conference with japan's nuclear industrial safety agency. this is clearly troubling news because this raises the possibility that radiation from the reactor which combines uranium and plutonium, could be released. this all comes on a day when work resumed at fukushima daiichi plant just 24 hours after three workers suffered from radiation burns while attempting to replace a cable at one of the reactors. two remain in the hospital. the injuries halt halted work at the plant yesterday but crews are back out at the plant, trying to cool the reactors. the death toll continues to rise from the quake and tsunami. we learned today from the japanese national police agency that more than 10,000 are now confirmed dead. more than 17,000 still missing. it has been two weeks since the quake hit and hope for any survivors is fading wi
ABC
Mar 25, 2011 6:30pm EDT
that going to church could be making us overweight. zblifl and amazing grace. the unthinkable obstacles facing this bride to be. but she is determined to walk down that aisle. >>> and good evening. we begin tonight with startling n numbers about a super bug spreading. it's one of our biggest fears. the fear they'll catch one of those infections that antibiotics can't fight. tonight, it's all hands on deck at several hospitals to stop this from spreading. yunji de nies is in los angeles. good evening. >> reporter: good evening, david. health officials here in los angeles were stunned to find this brand new infection spreading. it is deadly and it is now surfacing across the country. and even our most powerful medicines, like this cipro, are unable to stop it. it may be the most dangerous super bug to date, spreading through hospitals, nursing homes and short-term care facilities. officials in southern california now identify more than 350 cases. people becoming gravely ill from this new infection known as crkp. steve winters knows just how powerful is super bugs can be. he took
ABC
Mar 25, 2011 4:30am EDT
husband's space shuttle launch. >> stay with us. blue diamond almonds! more bold flavor! more variety! more value! more of what you want... not what you don't. blue diamond almonds. (play-by-play announcer) it's up and it is... good! more than a snack. >>> welcome back. a construction worker died after a trench collapsed in northeast d.c. emergency workers were on the scene at in the 1200 block of evarts street. they thought they could pull him to safety. now details. >> we knew he was in tough shape but there were signs of life initially. >> the trench collapsed with the course of a car going 50 miles an hour. the man had altered a support system and became buried beneath hundreds of pounds of heavy mud. >> he hollered help. i was about to jump in, but more mud fell and i dialed 911. >> rescue dogs detected life and a camera showed him badly twisted, but with enough empty space to agreed. firemen were forced to take their time because of the quicksand-like conditions. >> you are helpless. you cannot do anything. >> by 7:00 the rescue stranded to recovery. >> devastated. >> in
ABC
Mar 25, 2011 7:00am EDT
spending the week with us. it's been good having david muir here with us. we're going to get to japan in a moment. >> so much news this morning. >>> we're also tracking a story we broke at abc news. an air traffic controller sleeping on the job at a major airport, while two planes were landing. this morning, we learn how many airports rely on just one person to guide your plane in. >>> and did you hear this? elizabeth taylor late to her own funeral, by design. she wanted it that way. to be late to her own funeral. we have more details about her private service. actor colin farrell, joining family and friends. >> love that detail about her arriving late. >>> we're going to get to the breaking news this morning, what could be a catastrophic nuclear situation in japan. the prime minister speaking just moments ago about the new and perhaps the biggest breach yet in one of the nuclear reactor cores. neal karlinsky is tracking what the prime minister said moments ago. he has the latest from tokyo. neal, what did you hear? >> reporter: david, the prime minister, wrapping up, in fact, right now, a
ABC
Mar 25, 2011 5:00am EDT
made it to friday. thanks for joining us, i am alison starling. we will check in with lisa baden in a moment. first, steve rudin. we have cherry blossoms and it still feels like winter. >> a week ago today it was near 80 degrees. nothing like that on the way any time soon. it is a cold start to this friday morning. 30 degrees at dulles, 25 in frederick, 27 in hagerstown. it feels more like a late winter outside. skies are mainly clear right now. we will abundant sunshine for the morning. the clouds will start to increase in the late afternoon. here is the forecast. high temperatures will be in the mid to upper 40's to about 50 degrees. mostly cloudy skies by 11:00 tonight with temperatures around 40. snowfall in the forecast for the weekend. first, let's hear what lisa baden has to say. >>> not talking about much. i have been checking with fairfax police and friends in montgomery county and its good and prince george county nothing in the district. metro rail anticipating normal service. giving you the green light between richmond and baltimore. there's more to come, but now to a ne
ABC
Mar 25, 2011 12:00pm EDT
we are learning. good afternoon. what can you tell us? >> good afternoon. this is a terribly, terribly sad story. you described this as a quiet neighborhood. even coming up on the scene it seemed so quiet, to have such a horrible thing happened. a mother and two children, a toddler and a three-month old pulled up to the home where the children were going to spend the day with their grandmother. the mother was in the process of taking her children out of the car. she parked on a driveway with a very gentle incline. apparently the toddler started to say that the car was moving. the mother by that time had the infant in her arms. the car started moving. she made an effort to try to protect her children. you can hear the police describe what happened next. >> the mother pulled into the driveway of the residence. our understanding was that the car started to back up. she started to protect her children, at which time the car ran over her and the infant. the toddler was also injured but not seriously. >> we had an opportunity to speak with a neighbor who heard the mother screaming
ABC
Mar 25, 2011 6:00am EDT
to land at reagan national airport. a passenger on board one of the flights spoke with us only. pamela brown joins us with details. good morning. >> good morning. you can imagine how it would appeal to be a passenger on a flight over the potomac just minutes away from landing when the pilot goes over the loudspeaker and says there's no help from a background -- from the ground. revelations that lone air traffic controller was asleep on the ground has raised bigger questions about staffing at airports across the country. >> i blame whoever put one person in the tower control at 12:00 midnight. >> he was coming from a flightmiami. >> the captain came over the speaker and said you won't believe this but we cannot get in contact with tower control we don't have clearance. >> radio transmission between an american airlines pilot and a regional air controller 40 miles away reveals the pilots was met with radio silence from reagan national after already circling around the airport once. >> nobody is answering. so you can expect to go in as an on-controlled airport. >> moments later an
ABC
Mar 25, 2011 12:00am EDT
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ABC
Mar 25, 2011 4:00am EDT
high gear. >>> and good morning, everyone. thanks for being with us today. there is a major change in command in enforcing that no-fly zone over libya. libya -- nato has agreed to take charge of those operations. >> and the changeover from u.s. hands could take place as early as tomorrow. emily schmidt is joining us now from washington with the latest details. >> reporter: the u.s. has been cutting back on its role in this no-fly zone enforcement. in fact, just yesterday, the pentagon said 75% of the combat missions are now flown by the coalition partners. soon, this transition is going to be official. the no-fly zone over libya that has international support is now getting international enforcement. >> nato allies have now decided to enforce the no-fly zone over libya. >> reporter: the announcement made late yesterday, means the u.s. plans to hand over command and control of the no-fly zone by this weekend. and the united arab emirates is now on board. >> we welcome this important step. it underscores both the breadth of this international coalition and the depth of concern in the
ABC
Mar 24, 2011 11:35pm EDT
the war began. this is the "uss kearsarge" with more than 2,000 u.s. troops on board. >> i use a very tech nick call term as i was talking to the president. he said, how are the attacks going? and i said, mr. president, the marines are hammering the [ bleep ] out of them. >> reporter: all eyes have been on ham and the men and women who serve under him here, especially with the fighting inside libya intensifying. these are the latest images from a raging battle for a place called misrata, the last major town near the libyan capital still controlled by anti-gadhafi forces. gadhafi's forces appear to have taken control of the hospital, the sea port and the airport today. ham has had less than a week to turn the tide against gadhafi, who has vowed to show no mercy to the rebels who have risen up, demanding the end to his 40-year rule. these pictures emerged of a hospital hit by tank fire. children hit by snipers there. at ham's disposal, a powerful array of american military in the region, with nearly 200 war planes, over a dozen helicopters, hundreds of missiles and thousands of sai
ABC
Mar 25, 2011 6:00pm EDT
cooper joins us live in a newsroom with the latest. >> japanese officials insist evacuate aneed to larger area surrounding the plant. they are telling people they are safe if they stay inside. new worries are contributing to crisis of confidence. the country's prime minister living nearo those plant, acknowledging the losses businesses face. the prime minister said the condition of the plant any optimism yet. for the first time, officials e might be a leak coming from the core of reactor three. >> for the first time they are d breach.t wor asall work has been stopped are stopped.els two workers remain hospitalized burns.diation many japanese residents say there is a loss of confidence. >> government reaction is too late. >> across the northeast coast there are basic needs to be met. residents to chop wood to try to cold.ff the those who survived the storm are their 14th day without electricity or food. >> this is very important for us. warm clothing, it is snowing. >> chinese officials announced o tourists arriving from tokyo detained and treated for that were inels excess of a saf
ABC
Mar 24, 2011 11:00pm EDT
incident has given us cause to look at this and we will review this situation and make a decision. >> some travelers wonder if it is from grueling schedules and fatigue. >> i wonder who puts one person and a tower control slaby -- slaby. >> they point to deadly consequences. this 2006, air crash in lexington, ky directedhad an overwhelmed traffic controller who made a mistake. >> one person would coordinate the emergency equipment. >> after they landed, the pilots told them all that he knew there were not in airplanes down below but was not sure about anything else. the flight safety foundation of alexandria is against the decision today to add an extra overnight controller, saying that the extra $6 million salary is not worth it. >> thank you. >>> we are following breaking news from the district. emergency workers have been on the scene on the 1200 block of every street in northeast washington for hours to pull in and from a trench. -- to pull a man from a trench. >> it has been a cold and harsh evening. in an instant, a construction worker found and saberi alive. rescue workers could not
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